The signals are looking good for the United States’ trade, as it enters the last quarter of 2021, per the October StatShot report.
Italian book market projections for 2021 show growth may be as high as 16.3 percent over the first pandemic year, 2020.
Urban revitalization efforts and funding opportunities for publishers are encouraged by the Börsenverein as the country’s political parties debate initiatives.
Nielsen’s ‘Understanding the UK Audiobook Consumer’ sees the format’s growth moving steadily forward in the British market.
The United Kingdom’s audiobook sales show an eye-catching 71-percent jump, January to June this year over the same period in 2019.
Consolidation and double-digit growth continue in UK and US audiobook markets. Yet ‘a wider vision for audio is stymied,’ as Philip Jones writes ahead of FutureBook.
The public-facing 40th Sharjah International Book Fair’s 11-day run drew close to 1.7 million attendees and 1,632 exhibitors.
As the 10th BookCity Milano event opens, the Italian Publishers Association releases readership and bookselling research about the city.
Stressing that culture is a bridge between nations, Spain opens its guest of honor program at Sharjah International Book Fair.
AAP’s Maria A. Pallante praises ‘the incredible dedication and innovation of the industry’ in a remarkable year’s outcome.